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Nathan Goodyear

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a National ... [Neurosurgery. 2005] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players is felt to play a role in the cognitive changes seen long-term.
Nathan Goodyear

Evaluation of Lipid Profiles and the Use of Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid in Professiona... - 0 views

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    82% of retired NFL players <50 have statistically significant more blockage of arteries than the general population.    n-3 in this study was shown to improve the lipid profile in these individuals.  Inflammation needs to be addressed
Nathan Goodyear

Immunoexcitotoxicity as a central mechanism in chronic traumatic encephalopathy--A unif... - 0 views

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    Article discusses the immunoexcitotoxic process involved in chronic TBI. This is likely to be the underlying process involved in NFL and other football players delayed neurological effects. A similar process has been see in combat veterans returning from the theatre.
Nathan Goodyear

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors ... [JAMA. 2009] - PubMed result - 0 views

  • NFL players had a lower prevalence of impaired fasting glucose, less reported smoking, a similar prevalence of dyslipidemia, and a higher prevalence of hypertension. Increased size measured by BMI was associated with increased CVD risk factors in this combined population.

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    higher disease risk in NFL players
Nathan Goodyear

Cardiometabolic abnormalities in current National ... [Am J Cardiol. 2009] - PubMed result - 0 views

  • cardiometabolic syndrome and its individual components were noted in current NFL players, particularly linemen.
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    cardiometabolic disease more prevalent in NFL lineman
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